CAM FOR DIE/MOLD

CAD/CAM

Updated CAM Software Includes Parallel Finishing Tool Path

Amerimold 2017: Vero Software will demonstrate WorkNC 2017 R1, which features a new parallel finishing tool path that the company says has achieved cycle-time reductions of as much as 80 percent.

CAD/CAM

CAM Software Helps Shop Eliminate the Middle Man

GizzMoVest needed to reduce lead time for company growth. GibbsCAM software by 3D Systems enabled unattended machining and reduced lead times.

CAD/CAM

Integrated CAM Software Enables Programming from CAD

Mastercam X9 for SolidWorks is a CAM application that is fully integrated into Dassault Systèmes’ SolidWorks CAD software, enabling the user to program parts directly in SolidWorks using Mastercam’s tool paths and machining strategies.

CAD/CAM

CAD/CAM, Nesting Software Nests Parts Across Multiple Sheets

Jetcam has launched version 19 of its Expert CAD/CAM and nesting software, featuring several features focusing on nesting capabilities.

CAD/CAM

Mills and Lathes with CNC Technology Increase Productivity

Southwestern Industries will exhibit its Trak line of mills and lathes featuring the company’s ProtoTrak conversational CNC language, designed to reduce time-consuming machine setups and enable less-skilled machinists to do higher-level work.

Die/Mold

Broken-Up Programs Limit Broken Tools

Posting tool paths for different operations to the machine individually rather than as a single, combined part program helps this heavily lights-out operation quickly address the causes of tool wear and breakage.

NEWS

Siemens, Local Motors Partner for Development of Large-Scale Additive Manufacturing of Cars

The partnership will expand Local Motors’ use of Siemens CAD/CAM software and will include sponsorship of three new technology labs.

Die/Mold

Standardized Parameters Make Unattended Machining Reliable

Standardized parameters for specific material and cutting tool combinations help this hard milling specialist manage a highly varied workload with minimal labor.

CAD/CAM

CAD/CAM Software for Die/Mold Manufacture

Vero Software offers its Visi 21 CAD/CAM software for die-mold applications, featuring adaptive roughing, three-axis machining and EDM functionality.

Medical

CAM Software Provides Competitive Edge in Bringing Ideas to Life

Intriguing Concepts LLC, a mold prototyping and production shop, uses Surfcam CAM software to achieve better surface finishes and production times.